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Wait For Hiccups To End (Overview)

Baby hiccups are a cause of regular movements that pregnant women feel. It is normal for babies to start hiccupping as they approach full term, and there is nothing to do or worry about it.


Wait For Hiccups To End (Overview)

Baby hiccups are a cause of regular movements that pregnant women feel. It is normal for babies to start hiccupping as they approach full term, and there is nothing to do or worry about it.


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Does my 7 month old need to be treated with medications for his relfux? Or do you wait it out ? He is happy no pain. But wet hiccups and regurgitate

Does my 7 month old need to be treated with medications for his relfux? Or do you wait it out ? He is happy no pain. But wet hiccups and regurgitate

Reflux: If no pain, then no needs no treatment. The reflux meds will help with the discomfort not so much about the frequency of the reflux. He is what we cal a happy spitter upper! Wet burps are normal. ...Read more

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Hi doctor my brother is getting hiccups from morning. Till now it is not stopped and he feels burning sensation .. what should I do to stop it..

Diaphragm irritation: You do not give the age of your brother. In general, the hiccups are because the diaphragm (the organ that divides your chest from your tummy) is being irritated. The burning is likely acid reflux. Avoiding spicy and acid foods will help. Your brother should see a physician for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes hiccups?

What causes hiccups?

Diaphragm : Irritation of the diaphragm causes hiccups. Usually due to swallowed air, but it can be a sign of a more serious problem and should be seen if it persists. ...Read more

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What causes hiccups?

Phrenic nerve: irritation causes temporary diaphragmatic fluttering resulting in hiccups. The underlying causes may be multiple including gastric irritation, air gulping or illnesses. ...Read more

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Hiccup for 3 weekes?

Hiccup for 3 weekes?

Hiccups: Hiccups for three weeks are not good. You already gave one reason of overeating. Cut down on your eating. Chew properly. No carbonated drinks, alcohol, or spicy foods. You have to see your doctor to evaluate your diaphragm and nerve, and medication to stop them. ...Read more

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How to stop hiccups?

How to stop hiccups?

Hiccups: Hiccups rarely tend to be persistent. If they are ; affecting your quality of life, you should see your doctor. Hiccups is not a disease but a symptom. Treatment includes specialized medications such as baclofen. It is important to first find out the cause of hiccups. ...Read more

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What causes a hiccup?

Hiccup: The most common triggers for short-term hiccups include: eating too much drinking carbonated beverages drinking too much alcohol sudden temperature changes excitement or emotional stress. ...Read more

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Hiccups (Definition)

A hiccup is an unintentional movement (spasm) of the diaphragm, the muscle at the base of the lungs. The spasm is followed by quick closing of the vocal cords, which produces a distinctive sound. Hiccups often start for no apparent reason and usually disappear after a few minutes. Rarely, hiccups can last for days, weeks, or months. Hiccups are common and normal ...Read more